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Class Teacher (Maternity Cover)
  • Employer: Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/490/10730
  • Published: Fri 09/10/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 19/10/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 32.4 per week
  • Salary: £24,373 - £40,490
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: BN41 2LA

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Class Teacher (Maternity Cover)

Job introduction

We would like to recruit someone to start at the earliest opportunity, for January at the latest. If the successful candidate can start sooner they will provide some PPA cover but also spend time in the class they will be teaching from January.

Paid weeks per year: 52

Fixed term for: Maternity Leave Cover

Start date: As soon as possible - January 2021 at the latest



About the role

We are looking for a teacher who is committed to developing happy and confident learners within the context of our school values.

At St Nicolas we are extremely fortunate to have extensive grounds and excellent facilities and to be situated in Portslade within walking distance of both the sea and the South Downs all of which open up possibilities when planning exciting and rich curriculum experiences for our pupils.

If you are a keen and creative teacher who is able to inspire and motivate learners, you have QTS and would like to join St Nicolas Primary School we would like to hear from you.

You will already be excellent at building relationships with children and their parents as well as having a deep understanding of the way children learn.

If you are a newly qualified teacher you will be able to demonstrate excellent potential from your teaching practices.

We consider our school to be an inclusive place of learning for everyone.  We offer a highly supportive and friendly staff team.  We have successfully supported Newly Qualified Teachers and aspiring leaders of all levels to develop and improve.  We provide a good environment to give you the right start or to progress an already successful career.


Please apply to Andy Richbell, Headteacher, completing the standard Brighton & Hove Application form or using the online facility.

To find out more visit our jobs page or call the school office to arrange a guided tour of the school.

Safeguarding: St Nicolas Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service and appropriate references.

Closing date: Midnight, Monday 19th October

Interview date: Tuesday 22nd October

Completed application forms accepted online or by email/post direct to the school address:

Locks Hill, Portslade, BN41 2LA, email:

School Office: (01273) 418026


Additional information

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System.

From 6 April 2011 the Home Office has placed a permanent restriction on the number of migrant workers that all Tier 2 (General) Sponsors can recruit. Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

Company information

Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.

Brighton & Hove Schools - Taking Action for Equality

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Brighton & Hove Schools do not accept CV or resume.